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Because of long waiting times in UK hospitals due to Covid19, I hit upon the idea of having my bilateral hernia surgery done while on a 2-week holiday in Antalya. After making inquiries through Yasmin, I had a short but comprehensive consultation with an eminent surgeon Prof Alihan Gürkan and my operation was scheduled for a day halfway through my stay in Antalya. It went well with keyhole surgery, I stayed in overnight and was discharged the next day, which gave me 6 days to recover before my flight home to Scotland. Yasmin kept in touch throughout, making sure I had transport to and from the hospital, and a special thanks to Fatma, my mentor and guide at the Memorial Hospital on my day of tests and examinations. I telephoned my surgeon a few days after the operation for advice on removing my plasters and he was most helpful and reassuring about my complete recovery. I was not too fond of the breakfast, but considered it as another form of medicine! My flight home was amazingly comfortable without painkillers, although they were definitely needed for a few days after my operation. In conclusion, I would be happy to have other treatment like this, though in a nice sort of way I hope never to set eyes on the Memorial Hospital again. 🙂

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A very positive outcome, following my decision to pursue in having dental cosmetic surgery/treatment carried out in Turkey. Excellent advisory skills by Flymedi rep Abud. He was professional, well informed, and followed me up with total attention throughout the whole process. Last but not least, I thank Dr Ahmed Kumsan and his team at Infinity Smiles Dental Clinic for their commitment and professionalism. Highly recommended.

Alexander Sullivan, United Kingdom
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I was considering several different options, however Abud was by far the most committed and helpful of all the agents I'd been in discussions with. Everything was organised for me and I was guided throughout and if I was feeling apprehensive about anything or had any questions Abud was always on hand to answer my questions and give reassurances. I'm so happy with the results of my operation and I was left overwhelmed by how friendly and supportive everyone was throughout. If you're considering using flymedi then I can honestly say you'll be delighted with the service both before during and after your surgery.

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Recommended For Chalazion Treatment

Healthy individuals with long-lasting Chalazion, where alternative and non-surgical therapies are ineffective, can be candidates to choose the surgical option for chalazion eye treatment. 

Not Recommended For Chalazion Treatment

Although a chalazion is not an emergency medical condition, an acute and inflamed chalazion should generally be treated. If your Chalazion does not resolve within one month, and it affects your vision, you should consult an ophthalmologist for definitive examination and treatment

Discharge From Hospital

Overnight stay is not required

Overview

A chalazion is a kind of lump or cyst that develops inside the eyelid. They are small and slow-growing and not usually painful. Although the condition of Chalazion rarely lasts longer than a few weeks, in some cases, it should be treated with a surgical operation.

Preparation

Before surgery, patients need to make sure to tell their doctor or anesthesiologist about any medications they are taking, including:

 

  • Over-the-counter (OTC) medications
  • Prescription medications
  • Vitamins, supplements and herbal remedies

 

In addition, any health conditions should be mentioned by the patients before the surgery. They should avoid smoking before and after the surgery, as it can negatively affect the whole medical process

How It Is Performed

In the chalazion treatment with surgery, eye surgeons use local anesthesia before making a small incision, typically from underneath the eyelid to clear the contents of the eyelid bump and to avoid visible scarring. There is an alternate procedure for Chalazion involving the injections of corticosteroid. A potential side effect of this second method is a lightening of the surrounding skin, which can be more problematic in dark-skinned people.

Recovery

During the recovery of chalazion treatment, patients will be prescribed antibiotics to help keep the treated eye from becoming infected after the surgery. They may also be given eye pads or an eye patch to protect the eye. Some swelling or bruising around your eye is totally normal, and the surgical site may also leak a reddish fluid for a few days.

Risks

Chalazion treatment surgery is a low-risk procedure, but it does still carry a few risks and complications such as:

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Recurrence
  • Temporary blurriness

Side Effects

During the recovery period, patients may experience some side effects include:

  • Redness and swelling
  • Bruising
  • Yellow or thick discharge
  • Pain
  • Vision problems
  • A fever higher than 101°F (38°C)

It is important to inform the eye surgeon if any of these side effects develop after the surgery. 

Success Rates

According to a study including 100 patients, after their chalazion treatment, 78% of patients had no recurrence rate after 6 months and good surgical outcomes. The remaining 22% had a recurrence of Chalazion, but with good initial surgical outcome.

Before And After

A chalazion is a small, harmless but disturbing condition that can affect the quality of life if it lasts long. Therefore, even if the last option is to get rid of the red and sometimes painful lump on the eyelid with surgery provides great comfort and satisfaction to the patient.

Faq

What is Chalazion Treatment?

A chalazion can develop when a meibomian gland at the edge of the eyelid becomes blocked or inflamed. These glands are typically for lubricating the surface of the eyes. Treatment for Chalazionis for getting rid of the Chalazion if it is not disappeared in the expected period of time. 

 

Is Chalazion Treatment Painful?

Before the chalazion treatment surgery, patients will be given anesthesia, so they won’t feel anything during the procedure. If any pain develops after the procedure, patients can use prescribed medicines to reduce their discomfort. 

 

Is There Any Option for Chalazion Treatment Without Surgery?

With the guide of the eye doctor, warm compresses, gentle massage, ointments, solutions, and medicated eye pads can be applied to help to treat Chalazion before choosing the surgery.

Extra Content

This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.